This is a step by step beginners guide shows how to install Ruby and setup local programming environment in Ubuntu 24.04 LTS.
Ruby is an interpreted, high-level programming language designed with an emphasis on programming productivity and simplicity. It was first released 29 years ago in 1995, by Yukihiro Matsumoto in Japan.
Ruby is available to install in Ubuntu in a few different ways, they include:
- Snap package.
- Deb package in system repository.
- Third-party manager with multiple version support.
- Build from source.
And, here’s how to install them in Ubuntu step by step.